This just in – Rhode Island gamblers will be soon able to place bets online and bet with mobile phones on sporting matches.
Statement was made by General Assembly, saying Gina Raimondo (Democratic Governor) signed bill S 37 into law, which adds mobile sports betting to the state’s lottery-run operation.
Currently there is no exact timeline put in place, this will come in coming weeks. Signing gambling bill Rhode Island has become the sixth state to make mobile betting completely legal.
Online betting is also legal in West Virginia, New Jersey, Nevada and in one Indian-controlled Mississippi gambling establishment. Pennsylvania is expected to legalize online betting in April.
The casinos opened their sports gambling establishments late 2018 and have plans to grow business into permanent operations in 2019.